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Pure Blue VDL combines the foundation stallion Zirocco Blue VDL with one of the most competitive mares of her generation: Blue Angel. Sire Zirocco Blue VDL is among the best breeding stallions of his generation and his offspring continue to convince at the highest level. With well over 100 offspring at 1.50m level or higher, including top horses such as Glamour Girl, Elysium, Hallilea, Zuccero, Zilton SL Z and Eddie Blue, Zirocco Blue VDL ranks among world's most successful showjumping sires. Pure Blue VDL's grandsire Luidam also performed at top level himself and in recent years has increasingly delivered as sire or grandsire of international showjumping talents.
Pure Blue VDL's dam Blue Angel herself performed at international top level for many years with USA top rider Kent Farrington, they strung together one victory after another. Blue Angel scored dozens of international victories in her career, including multiple times the Grand Prix of Wellington and 1.60m classes in Calgary, Geneva, Washington and Dublin.
Notable Wins of Blue Angel:
5* Champions Challenge Geneva
Back to Back 5* wins at Global Champions Tour Shanghai
The Trump Invitation Mara Lago
Defending Champion in 5* GRAND PRIX Dublin 2013 & 2014
Record Breaking THREE WIN STREAK at Spruce Meadows Masters
The Battle of the Nations at the Los Angeles Masters
Blue Angel was piloted to 24 international career wins, and her international presence took flight when Kent Farrington took the reins in the Fall of 2012. Over the course of her show jumping career she acquired world renown recognition and respect as a speedy and talented mare that5 was all heart in and out of the Arena. Among the wins listed above are countless visits to the Winners Circle in Wellington, Rome, Calgary, New Albany to name a few! The list is a true testament of a real World Champion.
At the KWPN Stallion Show, Pure Blue VDL was one of the most convincing young stallions. He stood out at both the first and the second round viewing with his enormous scope, push from the floor and quality on the jump. In addition, Pure Blue VDL jumps with a fantastic technique both in front and behind and has an excellent balance in canter.
Pure Blue VDL: the scope of sire Zirocco Blue VDL, the speed of dam Blue Angel